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interdental brushes and other medical related moans

Post by Tom fod » Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:29 am

Has anyone been told to use interdental brushes by their Dentist but is really finding it nigh impossible.

Also have the asthma nurse on my back for my inability to give a consistent breath volume output. Still maybe consultation with Doctor will be fruitful. I think I inherited a bit of a neurotic distrust of the medical profession from my mother who dragged me to see all kinds of regular medical and complementary practitioners because I ‘wasn’t right’. I know she cared but it was darn infuriating at times!
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Re: interdental brushes and other medical related moans

Post by Philip » Thu Feb 22, 2018 11:27 pm

My dentist told me I should not used these, I been told to use a water pik as I would find it a lot easier to use. I still use my electric tootbrush (charging) however when I am on holiday I have to use my battery one.

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Re: interdental brushes and other medical related moans

Post by Tom fod » Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:30 pm

Hi Philip
Thank you very much for your reply. Have you got a water Pik and if so how do you rate it?
What are the like to use in terms of ease of use. fiddlyness, feeling and ongoing cost?
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Re: interdental brushes and other medical related moans

Post by RedRevolver » Wed May 02, 2018 2:38 am

I recommend an Air Flosser/Water pik quite a lot. Just started using one, and it's pretty fantastic. :)

I wish I'd got one years ago...my teeth are pretty rubbish. It does annoy me when dentists would be like "You need to floss!" and I'd try to explain I find it difficult, likely more damaging to my gums than to not floss and just regularly brush as efficiently as possible and they never once recommended any alternatives like interdental brushes or anything.

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